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My wife has lost her sense of smell, we have read that many

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Hi My wife has lost her sense of smell, we have read that many Dr's are saying this is possible a sign of Covid 19, can you please advise what we should do or this is not a sign of Covid 19
JA: The Doctor can help. To begin, what are your symptoms? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: No she has never had a problem in th past and usually has a very good sense of smell, we have tried Vic;s vapour rub and severla potent after shaves and perfumes, to no avail.
JA: Thanks for that. Have you seen a doctor about this?
Customer: No it has just started yesterday but totally no sense of smell today.
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history the Doctor should know?
Customer: My wife suffers ulceraive Colitis
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  neurosurg replied 12 days ago.

Hello -

 

Has she had any other symptoms? Fever, cough, congestion, etc?